Rest in Peace – Wayne Spears

It is with great sadness that we share that Wayne Spears has passed. He was a great man in so many respects. We will forever have tremendous gratitude for his mentoring, friendship and far-reaching positive impact on short track racing. We have lost a true American Original. Our deepest [...]

KERN October Classic Schedule of Events

Saturday, October 14th, 2023 – Practice Day 1:30 – 3:00pm                                                            Team Owner’s Meeting Pros 1:30-2pm, Mods 2-2:30pm, SLM 2:30-3:00pm at KCRP Main Office   3:00pm                                                  Pit Gates Open (Lift gates remain closed until directed) 4:15 – 4:30pm                                       SPEARS SRL Pro Late Model Series  4:30– 4:45pm                                        Spears Manufacturing Modified Series 4:45 – 5:15pm                                     SPEARS [...]

Raymond’s Trophy Top 5 Bonus at October Classic

At the conclusion of the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series Bulwark/TenCate October Classic, the Top 5 drivers will be honored in the Raymond’s Trophy Victory Lane at Kern County Raceway.  For their accomplishment, Raymond’s Trophy has put up a bonus to be distributed amongst the Top 5.  With the winner [...]

Motor City GMC Racer Loyalty Bonus

Attention SPEARS Modified Series and SPEARS Pro Late Model Series Drivers, REMINDER:  For the upcoming race at Kern County Raceway on Sunday, October 15th, longtime series sponsor Motor City GMC is thanking those that support them.  If you have purchased a 602-crate motor from Motor City GMC in the last [...]

Congratulations to Jacob Gomes

Congratulations to Jacob Gomes for earning his fifth win of the 2023 Spears SRL Southwest Tour Series season, this one in the "Allie Bakes 100" at Irwindale Speedway. Gomes officially led every lap, but Buddy Shepherd was able to clear Gomes after a lap 64 restart. But Gomes was [...]

Nick Joanides Pulling Double Duty at Irwindale

  Bakersfield, CA – Nick Joanides will look to double down this weekend at Irwindale Speedway (CA), as the Spears SRL Southwest Tour Series and the Spears Pro Late Model Series presented by Sigma Performance Services visits the ½-mile oval. Joanides is a three-time Irwindale Late Model track champion and [...]

Schedule of Events September 15th & 16th, 2023 – Irwindale

Schedule of Events September 15th & 16th, 2023   Friday Credentials / Pit Gates Open                                                                     1:00pm   PRACTICE   SPEARS SRL Pro Late Model Series                                                            2:30pm – 3:00pm Spears Manufacturing Modified Series                                                          3:00pm – 3:30pm SPEARS Southwest Tour Series                                                                3:30pm – 4:00pm Jr. Spec Late Models                                                                                      4:00pm – 4:15pm SPEARS SRL Pro Late Model Series                                                            4:15pm [...]

Irwindale Speedway Host Hotel Info – September 4th

Irwindale Speedway Host Hotel Info - CUTOFF TODAY Courtyard by Marriott - 4 mi to Speedway 14635 Baldwin Park Towne Center Baldwin Park, CA 91706 (626) 962-6000 Rate: $120.00 Group: SPEARS SW Tour Series Cutoff: TODAY - September 4, 2023 Look forward to seeing everyone at Irwindale Speedway.


In 2018, Ross Strmiska won the “Ron Strmiska Memorial Firecracker 125” at The New Stockton 99 Speedway for the biggest and most memorable win of his career. On September 2nd, he will return to the same scene, looking for a $10,000 win in the "Labor Day Weekend 100 presented [...]

SRL National – The Grand Re-Opening of Lebanon I-44 Speedway August 23 & 24, 2023: Schedule

The Grand Re-Opening of Lebanon I-44 Speedway August 23 & 24, 2023 August 23, 2023 – Practice Day 12:00pm               Pits Open 2:00pm                Super Late Model Tech – (Tech Times will be pre-assigned for each team) 3:30 – 4:00pm      Street Stock Practice 4:00 – 5:30pm      Super Late Model Practice Session 5:30 – 5:45pm      Street Stock practice 5:45 – [...]